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Germany makes new move to attract chip manufacturers


You clearly don't understand the industry. Due to automation, the so-called fabs are now running almost without human workforce. It's the robots that ship, bake, wash, inspect, dice the semiconductor chips while human workers monitor them in a separate control room. A recent fab complex built in Germany employs only a half thousand people. This is why the US is trying to bring back the chip manufacturing onshore right now since with labor costs evening out, subsidies could make a great difference in competing with cheap Asian countries.

Aside from that, the semiconductor industry is generally considered to be making high tech jobs.

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